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Re: Dehydratred Veggies

Posted by Mickie on 1/08/07
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    On 1/08/07, Meeko's Mom wrote:
    > On 1/07/07, Mickie wrote:
    >> On 1/07/07, Meeko's Mom wrote:
    >>> Hi everyone ! I have been trying to dehydrate veggies for
    >>> my birds. They love sweet potatoes, squash & green beans.
    >>> But, when I dehydrate them, they look HORRIBLE. Can anyone
    >>> give me some tips ?
    >>
    >> Hi Meeko's Mom,
    >> I do dehydrate veggies for my birds too and I notice that
    >> when I cut them thicker they dry better ( it takes a little
    >> longer too) and my birds like them better too.
    >> I do apples, pears, yams, squash. I also cook dry beans and
    >> then drain them and dehydrate. They become very crunchy and
    >> my birds go nuts over them.
    >> Mickie
    >
    > Thanks Mickie, I'll try slicing them thicker. I did slice them
    > very thin. Had to throw out the green beans ! They turned
    > black-ish & looked horrible.

    Yea... green beans come out looking awful. my Grey loves fresh
    green beans, he pulls the little beans out of the pods. I also
    dehydrate leafy veggies, sweet & hot peppers and serve them
    crumbled over other fresh foods. I use my dehydrator a lot
    because sometimes if I'm running a little late I just pull my
    baggies and fill their plates with no fuzz.